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A call to action on dementia research for the behavioral and social sciences

Census Bureau releases report on childless older Americans

Some brain functions may improve with age

Text message nudges reaped higher rates of patient flu vaccinations

Vaccines prevented nearly 140,000 COVID-19 deaths in the U.S.

NIA support for dementia care research: Taking stock of the evidence

New AD/ADRD Care Research Implementation Milestones

mRNA vaccines decreased number of new COVID-19 cases in nursing home population

The Division of Behavioral and Social Research (BSR) of the National Institute on Aging (NIA) is hiring Health Specialists and Social Science Analysts!

NIA program staff will be available to answer questions at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference 2021 NIA Virtual Booth

Study links younger age of onset of type 2 diabetes to increased risk of dementia

The Division of Behavioral and Social Research is hiring Program Officers!

After COVID, research on social isolation and loneliness is needed more than ever

Nearly 14% of older adults with dementia are prescribed a combination of medicines affecting the central nervous system

Census Bureau releases healthy life expectancy at 60 infographic

Researchers study effectiveness of tau biomarkers in Alzheimer’s blood test among diverse participants

We don’t bite! Communicating with your program officer

Mental illnesses in early life linked to faster aging and worse health in later years

Lack of sleep in middle age may increase dementia risk

Addressing global challenges for aging and dementia

Dementia is linked to increased pain years before diagnosis

Beyond grants: Resources and other support for small businesses addressing aging

Cognitive impairment among factors linked to elevated death rates in nursing home residents with COVID-19

Workshop on bilingualism and cognitive reserve and resilience

IMPACT Collaboratory offers growing support for real-world dementia care innovators